Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.
South Carolina is home to two commercially important shrimp species: white shrimp (pictured) and brown shrimp, which are similar in size and taste.

Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina

America’s favorite seafood is back in season at South Carolina docks and markets. Commercial shrimp trawling will open in all legal South Carolina waters at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists are optimistic about the coming season. “So far we’ve…


California Big Game Hunting

California Big Game Drawing Deadline Approaches

T ime is running out for California hunters to apply for the 2017 Big Game Drawing. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is accepting applications for elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep and deer tags as well as fundraising random drawing tags.  Applicants must complete the sales transaction before midnight…


Summer wildflowers in montane meadow of Carpenter Valley, just northwest of Truckee in Nevada County

California Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement and Acquisition Project

At its May 25 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $11.5 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California. Some of the 11 funded projects will benefit fish and wildlife – including some endangered species – while others will provide public…


TPWC Awards $3.46 Million in Recreational Trail Grants to Texas Communities

TPWC Awards $3.46 Million in Recreational Trail Grants to Texas Communities

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today approved $3.46 million dollars in grants to help enhance 22 motorized and non-motorized recreational trail-related projects across the state. The National Recreational Trails Fund (NRTF) funds recreational trail construction, renovation and acquisition. The grants are funded from a portion of the federal…


Deer at a farm south of Carlisle, Ark

AGFC Approves Hunting Regulations Changes, 2017-18 Hunting Seasons Set

Commission approves hunting regulations changes, 2017-18 hunting seasons set LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners approved hunting regulations changes for the 2017-18 hunting seasons, including the season dates for all game, including the 2017-18 waterfowl season and 2018 turkey season at last week’s meeting in the AGFC headquarters in Little Rock. Opening…


Fishing Derby at MacArthur Park in Little Rock, Ark.

Free Fishing Weekend and Fishing Derbies June 9-11 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and approved by Gov. Asa…


Serenity On The Water

Serenity on the Water

Serenity on the Water Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge on the New Jersey/New York border offers peaceful paddling opportunities 65 miles northwest of midtown Manhattan. (Photo: USFWS)   Whether you’re in a canoe, a kayak or a rowboat, propelling yourself through waters in unspoiled nature is physically and spiritually exhilarating….


Win The BIG BUCKS Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

Batesburg Man Wins $5,000 Prize Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

MINNEAPOLIS – Gary McGlohorn of Batesburg, South Carolina, accumulated the most points of any Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Fantasy Fishing player worldwide to win $5,000 after last week’s FLW Tour event at Mississippi River presented by Evinrude in La Crosse, Wisconsin. McGlohorn won by assembling a team of anglers and…


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources hosted 13 hunters at Pike State Forest in Pike County and they harvested three wild turkeys

ODNR Hosts Hunts for Disabled Hunters at Pike and Blue Rock State Forests

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently hosted two special hunts organized for disabled hunters to enjoy the outdoors while hunting for wild turkey. The first annual Thunder in the Hills wild turkey hunt at Pike State Forest and the 11th annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen hunt for…


Missouri Squirrel Hunting

Squirrel & Black Bass Seasons Open Memorial Day Weekend In Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Memorial Day weekend brings an extra-special celebration for squirrel hunters and bass anglers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds them that the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 27, marks the opening of both squirrel season statewide and catch-and-keep bass season in most…